The share of certified goods in the total output of Mogilev Region rose by 6.2 percentage points in January-September 2007 to reach 70.8%.
As of January 1 2007, 58 industrial enterprises in Mogilev Region held ISO 9000 quality management certificates and four had HACCP certificates. Ten companies based in Mogilev Region complied with the standards of ISO 14000, one met the requirements of ISO 18000 and eight companies had the right to put the CE stamp on their goods.
By October 2007 the number of certificate holders had reached 78, said Mogilev Region Administration.
To further raise the share of certified goods, the region is planning to invest BYR 160 billion in the upgrading of production facilities, personnel training and introduction of international quality and safety standards at local companies.